Adolfo Suárez


Birthday September 25, 1932

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Spain

DEATH DATE Mar 23, 2014 (81)

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Spanish lawyer who was his country's firs democratically elected prime minister after 36 years under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. He was an integral figure in Spain's move towards democracy.

Before Fame

He studied law at Salamanca University.


He served in numerous posts in the Francoist regime including Minister Secretary General of the National Movement, which was the only political party in Spain for nearly forty years.

Family Life

He had five children with his wife, Amparo Illana Elórtegui.

Associated With

He came to power after the death of the ruthless dictator Francisco Franco.